The Cleveland Indians have made more than a few strides this season. Predicted to finish near the bottom of the AL Central, the Tribe has bucked the odds and has been in first place or in a battle for first place the entire year.
Although they have tailed off in the second half, there is so much to be happy about in regards to the progress the team has made in 2011. The playoffs may not happen this season, but the Indians have a solid foundation for a successful future in 2012 and beyond.
Let's look at what next year's lineup and roster will look like.